Izakaya Japanese pub ‘Noble Rice’ now open

Tampa residents can enjoy a whole new experience with the soft opening of Noble Rice, an izakaya or Japanese style pub in South Tampa on Platt Street.┬áThese pubs normally serve Japanese appetizers and beer/sake wine to customers in an intimate setting used for socializing or meetings. The restaurant is aiming for a traditional Japanese environmentContinue reading “Izakaya Japanese pub ‘Noble Rice’ now open”

Mema’s Alaskan Tacos closing shop, last day to visit October 14th

Mema’s Alaskan Tacos, a popular taco eatery in Ybor City that opened shop in 2004, is closing down and having their closing bash Friday, October 14th, at 4:00PM. There will be a limited menu with tacos, nachos, burritos, and beer. They will stay open until they run out of food and beer. Restaurateur Sean Godin’sContinue reading “Mema’s Alaskan Tacos closing shop, last day to visit October 14th”

Restaurant News CL Update: Lee House Chinese Restaurant and Ocean Blue Sushi

Check out my Creative Loafing news article on Lee House Chinese Restaurant in Brandon relocating and Ocean Blue Sushi merging with Kaiko in Clearwater. http://cltampa.com/dailyloaf/archives/2011/05/27/popular-asian-eateries-in-brandon-and-clearwater-relocate-merge

Update: New Restaurants Opening in Tampa Bay in 2011

This photo from Cappy’s Facebook page makes my stomach growl with hunger! Cappys Pizzeria: Cappy’s Pizzeria is opening it’s 4th location in the Winthrop Plaza where Cuenelli’s used to stand by Green Iguana. The new location is set to open in January 2011. Cappy’s Pizzeria has been around since 1995 when it first opened inContinue reading “Update: New Restaurants Opening in Tampa Bay in 2011”